Curfew imposed in 16 areas in Bengaluru

bangalore-curfewAt Least One person was killed and two others injured in police firing on Monday night in tense Bengaluru, where violence broke out due to Cauvery issue.

Bangalore city Police Commissioner N.S. Megharikh said, Curfew has been clamped in 16 areas across the city and ban order issued under Section 144 of the CrPCA across the city to maintain law and order. The Karnataka Government on Monday appealed to people across the state to maintain peace .

Curfew imposed in the following areas
Rajgopal Nagar
Magadi Road
Chandra layout
Mahalakshmi layout
Nandini layout

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Kerala Chief Minister requested Railway Min. Suresh Prabhu to arrange 2 special trains to Kerala from Karnataka to bring back Keralites willing to come.

While Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa writes to Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah,requesting to ensure safety & security of Tamilians residing in Karnataka